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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Ethan take to work the day after Easter?
(a) The Masonic case.
(b) An old book.
(c) A notebook and pen.
(d) His check book.

2. Where is the place where Ethan is calling at the beginning of Part Two?
(a) Los Angeles.
(b) Las Vegas.
(c) New York.
(d) Washington D.C.

3. Why does Ethan think Danny turned to drinking?
(a) He was ashamed.
(b) He was depressed.
(c) He was lazy.
(d) He was arrogant.

4. What does Ethan say his wife never does when they talk?
(a) Retain.
(b) Care.
(c) Listen.
(d) Take interest.

5. What does Ethan forget to do when he is talking to his canned goods?
(a) Turn on the register.
(b) Sign for the shipment.
(c) Price the produce.
(d) Open the doors.

6. What does Ethan say is filling the country at this time?
(a) Pride.
(b) Anarchy.
(c) Discontent.
(d) Jealousy.

7. Who used to own the place where Ethan works?
(a) Marullo.
(b) Mr. Baker.
(c) Margie's mother.
(d) Ethan's family.

8. Who does Ethan see sleepwalking?
(a) Danny.
(b) Ellen.
(c) Mary.
(d) Allen.

9. How does Ethan feel when Margie comes to dinner?
(a) Confused.
(b) Amused.
(c) Afraid.
(d) Happy.

10. Where does Ethan work?
(a) A bank.
(b) A school.
(c) A grocery store.
(d) A hotel.

11. What does Ethan say is making people look at him differently?
(a) His confidence.
(b) His poor status.
(c) His flirtations with Margie.
(d) His new beard.

12. What is Joey Morphy's occupation?
(a) Sidewalk sweeper.
(b) Grocery bagger.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Bank teller.

13. What happened to Ethan's grandfather's ship?
(a) It was burned.
(b) It was sold.
(c) It sunk.
(d) It was torn apart in a storm.

14. What does Margie do when she can't read Ethan's fortune?
(a) Makes something up.
(b) Leaves in a hurry.
(c) Yells at Ethan.
(d) Slaps Mary.

15. Why does Baker say he has the wives leave when he begins talking about business?
(a) His wife has something to show Mary.
(b) They have some cakes to fetch.
(c) They are not knowledgeable enough.
(d) They will be bored.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Mary's fortune say about Ethan?

2. What does Ethan's son want to look at on the day before Easter?

3. What is stored in Ethan's attic?

4. How much money does Danny ask Ethan for?

5. What wakes Ethan up on the Tuesday after Easter?

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